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Pop culture obsessives writing for the pop culture obsessed.

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Feb 27
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Pioneering plastic surgeon attempts to do Zoom traffic court, surgery at same time

The Zoom-ification of our daily lives—i.e., the blending of the private and the personal, enforced by the COVID-19 pandemic in a way that jams every aspect of ourselves into a single fuzzily buffered video window—has created some unquestionably strange moments over the last year or so. That’s rarely truer than in the

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Feb 26
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New York steakhouse fills empty seats with wax celebrities, lets you drink with a frozen Don Draper

Last spring, a chef figured out how to navigate COVID-19 capacity rules by filling his restaurant with a bunch of creepy mannequins. It’s almost a year later and, since we’re still dealing with the same pandemic that made the doll diners necessary in the first place, the restaurant industry’s had to escalate this

Feb 26
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Adorable little squirrels experience adorable little horrors in a tiny version of <i>Twin Peaks</i>' red room

Twin Peaks Day came and went earlier this week, but the show’s spirit, like an extra-dimensional terror with long grey hair and a jean jacket, never disappears for long. Consider, for instance, the effort that’s gone into The Woodlands Lodge, a tiny, squirrel and bird-friendly version of the red room created in the

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Feb 25
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This woman, owner of the world's most unfortunately timed tattoo, exemplifies human resilience

A 25-year old Kentucky woman named Leah Holland waited for two entire years before getting her forearm tattooed with a phrase she likes. Poor Holland, who’d already spent months and months considering the design, would’ve benefited from waiting just a few more days. Unfortunately, she’d didn’t and, two days before

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